This article is adapted from The Branch, a monthly podcast exploring individual relationships between Jews and Arabs, Israelis and Palestinians. The Branch is produced by Hadassah and created by Dina Kraft, a journalist based in Tel Aviv. Sign up here to listen to episodes and be notified when new episodes are published.
“Everyone forgets that in the past she was a a terrorist. Instead they portray her as if she has a halo around her,” he said of Khaled.
For Yael, a 58-year-old tour guide from Jerusalem, these drives and this connection are part of her volunteer work for Humans without Borders.
EcoPeace Middle East is the only organization of its kind in the region. It’s led and staffed by Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians.
With Israel staring down a serious spike in coronavirus cases, Netanyahu imposed new restrictions on movement and gatherings last week.
Rasslan is an Arab citizen of Israel who grew up in Haifa, and Zarbiv, who is Jewish, immigrated to Israel from Pittsburgh.
The friendship and art-making of Gertman, a Jew, and Faten Elwi, an Arab, began against the unlikely backdrop of the Second Intifada.
The coaches and players come together with an especially deep sense of purpose and mission because of all that the team represents.
The Branch podcast checks up on people from across Israel to see how they fared in the pandemic, and how reopening is treating them.
A 27-year-old Pilates instructor was walking home from the beach in Jaffa on Saturday afternoon when she got an alarming text message. According to “an epidemiological investigation,” it said, she had been in contact with a Covid-positive person on the previous Saturday between 4 and 5 p,m., and now was “obligated to go into isolation immediately”.